• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • Telegram
  • Koo
  • Youtube
  • ଓଡ଼ିଆରେ ପଢନ୍ତୁ

Tag: Mig 21

MiG 21 Crashes Near Gwalior In MP, No Casualties

New Delhi: A MiG 21 fighter aircraft crashed near Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday after taking off from the airfield on a training sortie. There were no casualties in the incident, said the Indian Air Force (IAF). Sources said, the crash took place around 10 a.m. “It was a twin-seater trainer jet with two […]

Abhinandan flies MiG-21 with Air Chief Dhanoa

New Delhi: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Monday flew a sortie on a MiG-21 fighter aircraft along with Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa. “The sortie was flown from the Pathankot air base in Punjab. Abhinandan had been cleared for flying last month following a thorough medical check-up,” a senior IAF officer said. According to […]

Tejas Still To Match Modern Fighters

New Delhi: A more potent version of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) matching current generation of fighters is not expected to be available to the Indian Air Force before 2025. “Tejas”, the home-built jet, was meant to be a replacement for MiG-21s but even after four decades in the making, the aircraft is still undergoing the […]

IAF's Abhinandan Varthaman starts flying MiG 21

New Delhi: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, the IAF pilot who became the face of a tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan in February, has started flying MiG 21 jet again. Varthaman returned to the fighter cockpit, nearly six months after sustaining injuries while ejecting from a fighter plane during an aerial combat between India […]

'For your families': Abhinandan poses for selfies with colleagues

New Delhi: IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who spent some days in Pakistani custody when his MiG-21 was shot down in a dogfight with PAF jets a day after the February 26 Balakot strike, appeared in high spirits as he posed for selfies with colleagues and other servicemen. In an undated video, Varthaman, who was […]

MiG 21 crashes in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh

Shimla: A MiG 21 fighter jet crashed in a village in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh today, police said. The fighter jet crashed in Mehra Palli village under the Jawali police station, Kangra Superintendent of Police (SP) Santosh Patial said. The SP told PTI that he and other officials were on their way to the […]

Centre, HAL directed to compensate IAF pilot for MiG-21 crash

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre and HAL to pay a total of Rs 55 lakh compensation to a serving IAF officer rendered unfit for flying after a MiG-21 crash in 2005. A division bench of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice Deepa Sharma said the armed forces cannot be […]